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Transfiguring Adoption awarded this book 3 Hoots out of 5 based on how useful it will be for a foster/adoptive family. [Learn more about our Hoot grading system here]


From the Cover of Two Ways Home: A Foster Care Journey by Marion Rhines:

“10-year-old Levi has just joined a new foster family! Levi knows living with a new family can be daunting, but wants everyone to know about all the good things that can come from foster care. With vibrant watercolor illustrations and a kid-friendly story, “Two Ways Home: A Foster Care Journey” can help children learn more about their new situation and feel more comfortable with their foster family.”


About the Author: Margie Fink

Margie Fink: Development Director
margie@transfiguringadoption.com
Margie received her degree in psychology and has worked in various social work capacities. Margie has been chosen in the past to speak on Capitol Hill about the Adoption Tax Credit. She is a witty foster/adoptive mom who is able to give kids from hard places loving structure while providing unbelievable homemade cooking. Margie co-founded Community Kids, a resource and networking 501(c)3 created to assist foster, adoptive, and relative caregiver families.
Check Out: Thoughts From A Foster-Adoptive Mom


**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.


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Two Ways Home: A Foster Care Journey – Discussion Guide

Discussion Guide:

There are 7 questions included in the back of the book. I will include those here in italics and quotes, along with my own notes as well as my own additional questions.

  1. “How did Levi feel about being in foster care at the beginning of the book? How did he feel at the end of the book?”
    Caregiver Note: Levi shares he felt nervous when he found out he was going to another foster home. He says the scared feelings went away when he arrived. He compares foster care to a long sleepover weekend. There are many more potential emotions that can be explored here! You can ask your child if foster care feels like a long sleepover to them or if there is another situation they…

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About the Author: Margie Fink

Margie Fink: Development Director
margie@transfiguringadoption.com
Margie received her degree in psychology and has worked in various social work capacities. Margie has been chosen in the past to speak on Capitol Hill about the Adoption Tax Credit. She is a witty foster/adoptive mom who is able to give kids from hard places loving structure while providing unbelievable homemade cooking. Margie co-founded Community Kids, a resource and networking 501(c)3 created to assist foster, adoptive, and relative caregiver families.
Check Out: Thoughts From A Foster-Adoptive Mom


**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.

 

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